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Tropical Carrot Cake with Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting

Tropical Carrot Cake with Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting

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  • Ingredients 22 Count
  • Nutrition 1230 Calories
  • Total Time 90 Minutes
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8 servings

Ingredients

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  • 21/3 cups all-purpose flour (sifted, sifted, then measured)
  • 1 cup sweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 cup macadamia nuts (dry-roasted)
  • 3/4 cup crystallized ginger (chopped)
  • 31/2 tsps ground cinnamon
  • 21/2 tsps baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 tsps vanilla extract
  • 2 cups carrots (finely grated peeled)
  • 16 ozs crushed pineapple (in its own juice, well drained)
  • 24 ozs Philadelphia Cream Cheese (brand cream cheese, room temperature)
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter (room temperature)
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cup cream of coconut (canned sweetened, such as Coco López)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp coconut extract (scant)
  • 14 whole macadamia nuts (dry-roasted)
  • 1/4 cup crystallized ginger (chopped)

Directions

BTotal Time1 hr 30 min

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Nutrition Facts

8 servings

Amount Per Serving
Calories 1230 Calories from Fat 650
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 72g 111%
Saturated Fat 26g 130%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 150mg 50%
Sodium 610mg 25%
Potassium 390mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 142g 47%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 105g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A 110%
Vitamin C 50%
Calcium 15%
Iron 20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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